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BEverything was going as planned during the Sewanhaka Central High School District Board of Education’s annual reorganization meeting on July 9. With most of the board members present, District … more
State Sen. Elaine Phillips and Assemblyman Edward Ra joined other local elected officials last week in calling on the State Legislature to bring property tax abatement levels for Long Island seniors … more
Not much has changed for Sokol Vokshi since the Herald interviewed him last month. It’s been nearly four months since the Elmont dad and Rockville Centre waiter was abruptly deported during his … more
The Bethany French Baptist Church opened its doors for the first time in Elmont on Sunday, July 8. The celebration acted as a dedication service and grand opening ceremony. The church, located at … more
Local Muslim organizations expressed disappointment and concern last week at the June 26 U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding President Trump’s travel ban on citizens from five Muslim-majority … more
As immigration lawyer Elise Damas headed into work on the morning of June 26, she had a quick meeting with a client. The man asked Damas, of the Village of Hempstead’s Central American Refugee … more
South Nassau Communities Hospital officials announced on June 29 that they had reached a contract agreement with the health insurance agency Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, ending an impasse in … more
The Hempstead Town Board voted unanimously to institute a “Governmental Transparency” law at its June 5 meeting. The law amends the town code to make government matters more transparent to the … more
As Elmont teens played video games after school in the Elmont Memorial Library’s Teen Annex room, New York State Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages walked in to present a $125,000 grant to the library … more
It was in the summer of 1985 that Franklin Square’s Michael Massimino made his first visit to the Cradle of Aviation. As he walked into one of the Cradle’s hangers for the ’85 Space Fair, … more
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